The Blog

Written by Beth Allen
How Savings, Farm Animals Overcame a Jail Sentence

Salim and her two children lived in miserable conditions in Rwanda, after her husband was jailed. But a Food for the Hungry (FH) savings group helped Salim regain not only her income but also her self-esteem. Because she couldn’t provide adequate meals, her children suffered from malnourishment and frequent illnesses. She… Read More

  World Poverty

5 Companies to Support on World Chocolate Day

Written by Kendra Szabo

July 6 is World Chocolate Day — perhaps one of the best holidays of the year if you love chocolate as much as I do. The unfortunate reality is that many of the world’s top chocolate companies utilize child labor in their production. (click here for more) This… Read More

  Resources

9 Quotes from our Founding Fathers on Advocating for the Poor

Written by Alice Zhang

This July 4, the US is turning 242 years old. Considering that the youngest country in the world is only turning seven this year, in contrast, 242 is a pretty long time. While it’s been a tumultuous year around the globe in both political and… Read More

  Featured
Written by Wendy McMahan
Relationships Make the Difference in Church Partnerships

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be? Tina Schuler and her family knew the answer was Bolivia, a mountainous country in South America. Why? Because a trip to Bolivia would allow them to meet their sponsored child! Discovering Bolivia… Read More

  Church

6 Ways You Can Help the Refugee Crisis on World Refugee Day

Written by Kendra Szabo

Wednesday, June 20 is World Refugee Day. As believers, we know God has a special place in his heart for the defenseless, and that is worth honoring on such a day, but we also know that we are called to be the hands and feet of our Lord. That can… Read More

  World Poverty

World Day Against Child Labor: Our Hands Tell a Story

Written by Samantha Harper

Our Hands Tell a Story Look down at your hands for a moment.  Reflect on the story that your hands tell.  While perhaps your hands are soft and gentle to care for those who are ill.  Maybe your hands have paper cuts on them from sorting documents on your office… Read More

  Featured
Written by Shelby Jackson
3 Ways You Can Volunteer for FH

Volunteering doesn’t always seem very exciting to the average participant. When you volunteer your time at FH, you’re playing a key role in ending extreme poverty. The mission of Food for the Hungry (FH) is highly dependent on our groups of faithful volunteers. We need dedicated individuals… Read More

  FH Culture

How Your Family Can Make a Difference with Earthworms

Written by Kendra Szabo

I’m sure you know the importance of vegetables, I don’t need to tell you. Even if you (or more likely — your children) don’t like them, there’s no denying the nutritional value. They’re an imperative part of the food pyramid (or food plate now.) Around the… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

5 Things To Include in Your Child Sponsorship Letters

Written by Kendra Szabo

A few times a year, we at Food for the Hungry (FH) send you a letter from your sponsored child. They typically tell you about their favorite classes, their hobbies, their family. Then they usually will ask you a question. That’s one prompt for your response, but what else is… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
Written by Mike Meyers
Empower Not Replace: A Reflection on International Day of Families

United Nations observes today as the International Day of Families, a day that provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues that families deal with. The hope is that we use it as an opportunity to learn more about the social, economic and demographic… Read More

  Featured

5 Reasons You Should Still Pay Attention to the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Written by Kendra Szabo

The Rohingya refugee crisis started in August of 2017. 655,000 Rohingya poured into Bangladesh in an attempt at escaping persecution in Myanmar. They settled into Cox’s Bazar where conditions are hard-pressed to meet the needs of those seeking refuge. Food for the Hungry (FH), along with its partners, are working in the… Read More

  World Poverty

Why Mother's Day is Really About Peace and Unity

Written by Sara Chambers

Mother’s Day is almost here and if you’re like me, you’re hoping for a homemade card, breakfast, and for someone else to do the dishes. There might even be flowers involved.  Orchids are my favorite, but I like roses just as much as the next mama. Like many other holidays,… Read More

  Featured
Written by Rosa Hernandez
Sacrifices and Rewards: Why Teachers Play an Important Role in Our Lives

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela Part of the purpose of Food for the Hungry (FH) is to graduate communities. What does that mean though? It means to walk alongside the most vulnerable teaching them to be self-sufficient in… Read More

  Featured

How Your Giving Heart Literally Saved a Life

Written by Kendra Szabo

I’m going to go out on a ledge here and guess that you’re a compassionate person. If you’re here reading this blog, I’m guessing you care about Food for the Hungry (FH) and pray with us or even donate. Back in February, we asked you to… Read More

  Stories

Why Malaria Eradication is Possible

Written by Beth Allen

Malaria is one of the world’s worst diseases. In 2016 alone, malaria-infected over 216 million people. The very old and the very young suffer the worst; 70% of the malaria deaths that year were children under age 5. But Food for the Hungry(FH) is fighting — and winning — the… Read More

  Sponsor Impact